Paralympic swimming champion Ollie Hynd has visited one of his local schools in Britain to attempt to encourage youngsters to get involved in sport ahead of Rio 2016.
Paralympic gold medallist Jessica-Jane Applegate of Britain has been appointed as an ambassador for the International Sports Federation for Persons with Intellectual Disability (Inas).
Norway’s Per Runes Eknes has been announced as the new vice chairperson of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Swimming sport technical committee.
Funcho has been chosen as the name of the mascot for the 2016 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Swimming European Open Championships in Funchal following the conclusion of a public vote.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has launched a vote to determine the name of the mascot for its 2016 Swimming European Open Championships in Funchal, Portugal.
Five-times Paralympic medallist Stephanie Millward has taken the last available space at the British Para-Swimming National Performance Centre (NPC) in Manchester ahead of Rio 2016, it has been announced.
Nine-times Paralympic swimming champion Priya Cooper has been inducted into the Sport Australia Hall of Fame at a glittering ceremony in Melbourne.
Spanish Paralympic swimmer Teresa Perales has been honoured with the Premio Leyenda award - becoming the first Para-athlete to receive the prize.
Paralympic swimmers Theresa Goh and Yip Pin Xiu took part in a swimathon with 11 members of staff from BP to mark a partnership between the Singapore National Paralympic Committee and the firm.
Four-time International Paralympic Committee (IPC) World Championship medallist Amy Marren and three-time Paralympic gold medallist Matt Walker are high-profile omissions from British Para-swimming’s Podium and Podium Potential programmes.
The Sports Medicine Committee for swimming’s world governing body, FINA, has declared the waters of Copacabana beach in Rio “safe” for competitors after follow-up health checks on those who took part in last month’s Marathon Swimming Olympic Test Event.
The bidding process for the 2019 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Swimming World Championships has officially opened, it has been announced.
Next year’s British Para-Swimming International Meet, part of the selection process for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, will take place at the Tollcross International Swimming Centre in Glasgow, it has been announced.
The official website for next year's International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Swimming European Open Championships in Funchal, Portugal, has been launched.
Speedo have signed a new deal with the Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) to become an official team supplier for the country's swimming team for Rio 2016, they announced today.